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>> (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 7 starts now. >> good morning. top stores were following on thursday, february 21st. police in san francisco are looking for a man was all to the one in their board during the heart of the evening commute. a live report straight ahead. >> a loss vegas strip shut down after a gunbattle. three people are dead i will have the latest details coming up. a big winter storm brings lightning and thunder to the nation's midsection. the storm is gaining strength and dumping plenty of new snow. how much snow are we talking erica? >> as of now we are looking at about a foot for the heart of the country. the heartland, the midwest we have a winter storm warning advisory stretching from portions of arizona to southeastern virginia. we
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will monitor this. as we take a look at conditions here in the bay area we are waking up to '30's and '40's. it will be sunny, dry into the afternoon. expect similar conditions heading into tomorrow. mild weather for the weekend. we could see a bit of rain in the north bay. i walked through that in my next report george. >> erica we are not tracking any hot spots. moderate conditions around the bay. >> the bay bridge toll plaza as a by the back of a was downright. light traffic conditions from the south bay peninsula and the bay. slowing on high way 4 and interstate 580. we have picked up delays on the nimitz and the east shore freeway. >> a story of loss vegas. live pictures coming in the strip shutdown. we are saying the shutdown from this crash. three people are dead and at least three are
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wounded after rolling gun battle at multi vehicle crashed a busy intersection of a loss vegas strip. five vehicles were involved in the crash, including a tax that burst into flames and killed two people run for 30 8:00 a.m.. today at flamingo and glaces boulevards. >>--las vegas. >> people in a maserati and an s u b were enh exchanging gunfire before the maserati attacks. the maserati driver, the taxi driver and a taxi passenger were killed. three other vehicles were involved in the red, but the s u v was gone when people arrive. at the street before hospitalize, including a passenger from the maserati. >> this is a fiery end to this war will accident involving a maserati and an
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unnamed vehicle that was shooting at a maserati. >> the passenger of the model what it was shot and killed before the car press. there is the model ride 1 northbound loss vegas boulevard north of flamenco. >>--las vegas. we have numbers of the cars involved and a pickup truck outside the shot. >> will follow the latest bout was vegas any new aggression coming in we will report on. i will bring you updates as a mistake comment. a gun battle down the lost a district people are dead, three people are hospitalized, and the strike shut down now. >> new this morning police are looking will a man who assault to the 19 year-old while getting off a bart station in south san francisco. it happen yesterday evening before 6 the woman a japanese exchange student was walking on the centennial way trail.
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a man approached third asked her name, she refused to talk to him, he grabbed her arm she was able to break away and run away. for the man chased after her when she passed another pedestrian walking on the trail he ran away. >> let us go to mike. mike has more on that. good morning mike. >> good morning anny . this is the trail is called centennial way trail. the bart station is on the other side of this camera. around 545 last evening she got off of bart and made her way down the trail. just after 545 a man came of tumor assur name. she did not respond that is when authorities grabbed their arm. she broke free and began running down the trail. he followed up and chased her. she found another pedestrian and he stopped following her. he is described as a hispanic or
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asian man about 30 years old. from 5 ft. 7 to 5 ft. 9 to stock. and medium build and is clean shaven. we hope to get more of race in from south san francisco police as the morning progresses. they recommend you should never walk alone in secluded areas like this trail. back to you. >> very good advice. thank you mike. a developing story concerns the bay area and the president. he is considering weigh in on the same-sex marriage debate happening in california. will tran has been following the story is live in san francisco with the latest. >> good morning will. >> what he may end up doing is filing a brief with the supreme court saying as a friend-of-the-court telling them that this happens you should consider the possible results to the supreme
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court. you might overturn proposition 8 and they may take the issue of a couple of months from now. >> back in 2008 when president obama ran he was 4 same-sex union but not same- sex marriage. a. it seems as though a lot of people is in support. do you agree with the president? >> absolutely so. president de obama and filing a friend-of-the-court brief is a good move. good government is good politics. he is on the right side of history. i think it is the right thing to do. >> are you frustrated it took five years for him to make this decision? >> the wheels of politics, turn slowly. i am not very frustrated. i am glad to see it moving forward. no i am
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not really frustrated. i am happy to see it moving forward. >> we will get more reaction from people down here at the castro district hokan tell you he does do this he has one week. next thursday is the deadline for him to file responsible for the the court. >> we will see what happened will. thank you much. >> things are back to normal on the berkeley street after police had a standoff and shut down the area four hours. police surrounded the residence and the 1600 block of as a street where a man believed to be armed with a handgun, was holed up inside around 7 last night. police said the standoff started when they responded to a recall of a loud argument between two people and the 2200 block of san pablo ave. one person in connection with the argument and arrested. he is believed to be the government's brother. >> employed during the incident, a shot was fired of oil was not really clear where the shooting occurred
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a what time. >> no word yet on if the gunman has been arrested. >> new this morning following the latest out of south africa just in to kron for the latest with oscar of pistouius. the lead investigator has just been replaced on the case because he is facing attempted murder charges over a 2011 shooting when he fired at a van carrying seven people. another damaging blow to the prosecution. prosecutors said they were not aware of the charges against veteran detective andhilton botha when they put him on the stand a court to explain why pistorius should not be given bail in the balance as they shooting death of his girlfriend. prosecutors say pistorius intentionally killed model reeva steenkamp
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for an intruder and that the and have charged him with premeditated murder. he says he mistook his girlfriend for entering that the shooting was accidental. >> we are following the latest we have learned he will not get a decision from the judge as to whether he will be granted bail today. we may learn that tomorrow. >> we will take a quick break. we will be back with more headlines. a quick look from our south bay camera in san jose showing you the right on 101. the north bound direction is moving pretty good. we will be right back.
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>> we are backed at 7:12. >> new this morning funeral services today for southern california detective who was killed in the final standoff with former los angeles police officer christopher dorner. 35 year-old san bernardino county sheriff's detectives jeremiah mckay will be laid to rest. there'll be five milelong procession from the mortuary to and at the theater that usually hold more than 600,000 people-- 60,000 people. mckay was the
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for the final person killed by dorner during a shootout outside mountain cabin and big bear area. the cabin when up in flames and dorners remains were found inside. >> peninsula cities are preparing for anonymous gun buyback in east palo alto on saturday. police agencies from east palo alto, menlo park, and palo alto are sponsoring a gun purchase event, which will take place in the parking lot of east palo alto hall between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.. local residents will be paid $100 for a handgun, $200 for rifle. or a shotgun, and $300 for assault weapon. guns will be except anonymously and no questions asked. >> we will have more on your forecast coming up in just a minute.
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nitself felt. and this is heavy snow coming down in springfield, the york. several inches of snow fell in many areas of western new york. it went over the rockies and picking up more steam across the plains. denver, omaha, law of all expecting snow today. i also strong thunderstorms around the dallas area. a lot of states affected as this storm close to the east. >> snow coming down in lake tahoe. there are chain ements on 50 and 88 but none on 80. >> erica has more on the weather. >> good morning mark. temperatures are not as bad yesterday's morning. yesterday'45 in san francisco te
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for san carlos. 43 in oakland. future cast 4 tracking the temperatures for you. by lunchtime mainly fifties. we could see lows 60s with a glut bay. that will fill in by the afternoon. more 60s today compared to yesterday's. temperatures below average by about 2-5 degrees. by 8:00 p.m. fifties around the heart of the bay. we will drop into the for is for your east bay interior valleys and some of our north bay spots. here's a look at your afternoon highs. it will be sunny and clear. 58 for fremont. 61 61 for sunnyvale. what of creek 61. the same for concord. upper 50s in castro valley. downtown san francisco getting in the mix and the upper 50s. 62 for napa. lows. oakland 57.
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alameda 58 for san bruno. >> clear dry conditions which will continue into tomorrow. into saturday wicket see light rain in the north bay. that is a 10-20 percent chance. lows 60s as a start next work week. overall, mild and quiet conditions for your bay area forecast. >> let us take it to tahoe. if you're heading in that direction you would need your chains for highway 50. a quick look at your snow bomb .com ski report. a base of 36-92 in.. north star in the snow at base of 36-82. >> squaw valley a base of 26-9 7 in.. >> good morning george. >> good morning erica. we're not looking at hot spots. even though we're seeing the volume build around back there no unusual problems.
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>> the bay bridge drive * 16-18 minutes. >> 92, the san mateo bridge the drive time is 11-13 minutes. a fairly normal ride. >> the golden gate bridge commute, 101 southbound is a commute. as well as a ride to the east bay we have picked up slowing. >> the first slowing on 680 the san ramon valley. looking at more slowing 4280 about the 70 interchange. >> 101 looks good and is always slow of the guadalupe parkway. >> bart bay traffic at about 29 minutes from navato to the golden gate bridge. and easier than normal right. >> public transit delays for rail service around the bay r h train. trains 3-5 got delayed at the train no. 1 had major delays in the central valley. bart, caltran, muni, metro on time. >> thank you george the time
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is 720 in bay area knew was there some controversy brewing on san francisco polk street and in is over bars there. >> the supervisor has introduced legislation that will put a cap on bar on polk street from california to zero farrell. the ban would apply to bars. some residents argue there are too many of them and won a bar band put in place. while others in the community have not seen any problem. >> the last couple of years it has got really bad. you see drunk people, people getting in fights, people throwing up and doing all kinds of crazy stuff in the alley in between cars. you see the party buses, and the traffic just get crazy. >> i and my wife reside here on the lower pulp area of the city and we do not recognize the problem of other folks say are happening with the bars and clubs. >> this legislation could only take effect if the board of supervisors
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approved it. >> federal officials are blaming it on site working conditions for the death of the san francisco veterans affairs and a researcher. last year, richard din was working on a vaccine for a rare strain of meningitis when he, himself, became infected with the disease and later died. >> osha cited the lack for allowing the 25 year old to work with the bacteria in the open rather than a so- called bio said cabot, which isolates germs behind a protective screen and provides ventilation. that also say he should have been vaccinated against meningitis. >> a young man killed i while driving a stolen s u v that crashed during a high-speed chase with san of the police late monday night has been identified as 20 year-old adrian gamboa . he died when loss control of
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each from a new foundation set up by some of tech world's heaviest hitters. facebook c e o mark zuckerberg, gloofle co- founder of sergey brin @ apple board german art levenson announced the creation of the record price for those sciences. the group is pouring millions of their money into awarding those to conduct research that could save lives. >> soccer burke explained why--zuckerrberg. >> the founding sponsors of the break through prize have committed to providing five, $3 million prize is every
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year going forward. each prize will when their will join the selection committee for future recipients. >> if you plan on tweedy out aurl . your tweets to scuttle a shorter period from now on, any tweet said with a url will be reduced to 118 characters, or one under 74 https links. the reduction is due to a change on twitters t-co link wrapper. the condensed links now take up a bit more space, leaving you with a ttle less space to add commentary. >> our roof camera in san francisco show sunny skies overhead. the city is starting off nicely. it should be a fairly nice day as well. ♪
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>> we're back. it looks sunny and warm across the bay. i think it is still cool out there. good morning erica. >> good morning. we are holding on to '30's and '40's into the afternoon warmer than yesterday's highs. tomorrow similar conditions. overall a mild weekend. we could see light rain in the north bay into saturday. the full details on your extended forecast in my next report. >> 730 of traffic with george. >> thank you erica quick bridge check around the bay. no hot spots. even though there is a stall at the bay bridge the traffic is moving well. on highway 92, the san mateo bridge ride things have been looking good. although, there is an accident on the approach to the bridge at... it is not
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going the right color from the nimislowing the rise comingm the nimitz. no delays across the span. >> a live look at the golden gate bridge to concede traffic is moving through nicely. your cash will not be good when you cross the golden gate bridge in the next few weeks because the bridge is moving to all electronic polltoloingling by the end of march jackie sissel has more. >> drivers finding cash and stopping is all over in a matter of weeks. the golden gate bridge will be the first bridge and the entire state to go, reallcompletely electronic toll taking.
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there are warning drivers this is coming and to use one of the options to get through this. the infrastructure cost about $3 million. you can see the cameras veteran plays. some of the cisignage that has been put up. we had a chance to talk to a spokesperson for the district here. we have to wire the going to these changes. >> there are a couple of reasons. this is the way the industry is going. everything is going all electronic tollimg across the globe. we're happy in california to be deleted.billing idoing it .
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>> there are three options the first the fast-track nothing will change for the fast track driver. it will continue to get the dollar discount or the toll plaza. >> the second is a license plate registration that meet your register your license plates with the toll authority and take out individual toll as you go through and your license plates is recorded. >> the third is get an invoice. the camera will take a picture of your license plates send you the invoice, you pay the invoice, if you do not within 21 days you will have a toll violation and will pay the fine. >> the main story is they're trying to get the word out that the changes are coming and they are coming soon. they want people to make one of those three decisions. ultimately in the will of to see everyone go fast track that is the most efficient way and you are saying a dollar. >> i think fast track is the way to go. thank you jackie for the live report james.
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>> anny thank you. >> a livermore mother convicted of having sex with young teenage boys could be facing more charges this morning. we have video of christine hubbs at a court hearing in 2010. she was conviconvicted and sent to prison for crimes. but was reason release. and the injustice of being free, she was rearrested for a probation violations. she also now under investigation for cyber bullying one of our victims. the victims by the allied threats last saturday reported the police. investigators then launched an investigation. she initiat >> ended she initiate this. >> if police are to file
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additional charges, it would happened sometime this week. >> three people are dead and at least three or more without throwing gun battle and multi vehicle crash at a busy intersection at a loss vegas vegas strip. five vehicles were involved in the crash, including a taxi burst into flames and killed two people are for 30 8:00 a.m.. today at flamenco and las vegas boulevard. >> people in a maserati in a black range rover were exchanging gunfire before the maserati a taxi. the maserati driver, the taxi driver in a taxi passenger were killed. three other vehicles were involved in the wreck, but the as you v was gone when police arrived. least three people were hospitalized,
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including a passenger from the moderate right. >> 5 cars crashed and three people are now dead we will bring you the latest information as soon as we did more to kron 4. >> back in the bay area violent crime is a continuing problem and oakland. and now the oakland police barbara says help is on the way. after laying off 80 offices back in 2010 because of budget cuts, the oakland police parlance once again accepting applications. if you are 20- stat 20 and a half years old or older, you are welcome to apply. however, a little late requirement is on the horizon. >> the chief is gonna change the agent was if i. a lot of responsibility working in the city of oakland would like have our office with a little more life experience whether they are military background or college background. if they do not have that we would like to have them have life experience before they sign
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on to become a police officer. >> the oakland police the barber will graduate and academy class next month. then star and additional police academy in the spring and another later in the fog. >> walnut creek police department is facing an officer shortage according to a police jeep he does not have enough officers on the streets. >> now their only 72 staff officers out of 80. the walnut creek police department website early shows to a full-time police officer positions are available. but the police chief says many candidates are passing on the joining the force because of the department to run the bay area are offering better salaries and benefits packages. right now the city council is working on all options to attract more officers to the force. >> to put things in perspective, the starting salary for a police officer in san francisco starts out and almost $89,000. >> in san jose is $72,000.
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>> at in oakland a starting salary is about $69,000. >> we will take a break is 737. let us go outside taking another look from our roof camera. we have beautiful blue skies over san francisco. plenty of sunshine to not let the image for you. it is '30's and '40's for temperatures. it is awfully cold. it looks like it better afternoon a store. more on the forecast and a bit.
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througet a sealy queen set $500 on befor just $399.osturepedic. even get 3 years interest-free financing on tempur-pedic. but hurry, sleep train's presidents' day sale ends sunday. >> we're back. it is 731. city leaders and san rafeal have approved a plan to help the homeless. they're bringing in a nonprofit organization called the downtown streets team. the one-year program will create a tall person team made up of the homeless individuals and san raphael. there were about 20 hours a week cleaning sidewalks in
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keeping the streets clean. in return, they will receive $100 a week for food and housing. the program is already seen success and allow sunset of said. san rafeal city manager says the homeless problem is got into bed, something to be done about it. >> we have always been the city to take care of our homeless. we provide showers and food and other opportunities to assist the homeless. in the last year or so there been a larger number of them and our citizens have been concerned we have to do more. >> sarah fields portion of the to launch its seventh $2,000 price tag was because the officials $47,000 that is tied to several donations. >> we're just 86 days away from the bay to breakers. kron 4 is proud to be part of the san francisco original event. once again, cry for will bring you the raise for start to finish and all the crazy costumes in between. bay to breakers, sunday, may 19th. the time is 742. we will be back with your weather including
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>> a live look for our mouth tam cam it is freezing. we're waking up to 40 for oakland, san francisco. 41 in san mateo. tracking the numbers to the
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day future cast 4 highlights 12. the light blue indicates temperatures in the '50s. potential lows 60s developing for your north bay area. that will grow to be more widespread fire afternoon highs. 8:00 p.m. tonight you will notice and see on our map temperatures will not be as cold as the past several night. in fact, we will be in the low 50s from the heart of the bay. still anticipate '40's for your east bay interior valleys. your afternoon highs. lows 60s today still below average. fairfield 62. 61 in concord. 59 in san mateo. looking at your satellite radar picture we're clear, dry. a week rich is in place that will be the case for the next couple days. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights lows 60s started the next work week. a reminder would see light rain for the north bay as we head into saturday. 746 years traffic. >> things are so of the bay
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bridge westbound. there was a stock near the island. the backups are running at 18 minutes. it is even sluggish here on the 80 approach. no problems currently slowing the drive. the san mateo bridge getting heavier now they have cleared the problems. 15 minute drive time across span. >> for the golden gate bridge and light and easy why for south bound 101. looking at the seashore ride 26 minutes hercules to berkeley. slowing on both sides of walnut creek 4680 southbound. south bay freeway is starting to load up. still no unusual or major delays. the marin ride heavier with a 34 minute drive time from a navato to the golden gate bridge. >> ♪ 747 to try to get into gear is will the world according to gary. >> good morning gary. --time
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to dip into gary's world. >> in a strange way this is even better because you could spread the topics around two weeks before the superbowl the same thing over and over again. baseball, opening day san stuff over and over. here you find out if you're any good are not. >> you talk about this sexual activity of the guys who are working with a sang to try get the oddest to chuckle. >> the scope of the warriors. they snapped their losing skid if they apply fix more often. they beat finisterre a second lost six straight in phoenix comes to
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town and a brick losing streak. >> they went 17 days and had not won. people like to knock this guy he has not played that well. >> how about clay thompson? it is clade thompson baldhead night. >>--clay thompson there is talk about him being traded. >> coach jackson asked thompson to sign to bobble head for his kids. >> i have asked around all the sudden this guy fell out a favorite. jerry west loved him. he is the reason they drafted him. it is the second year. if he performs like he did last night i do not know what the talk about. i would be shocked if
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he is traded. >> on to the oakland a's. the athletics have some type of guidelines in order to possibly move to san jose. >> is that going to happen? >> i am a firm believer in if a guy with the money, if someone keeps pounding away and trying eventually there will be a prize. if you believe the old saying that everyone has a price eventually the giants will saying all right we are so powerful we are so established you want to give as billion dollars go ahead and have sandoz said. > they claim when they bought the giants san jose was include in their territor would not want a station to move.. the bottom
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line is if you are the giant is that was part of the negotiations although there is one supposedly that was thrown in by the end has as family. the giants said would like to have the south it to ourselves and if we can get a new stadium we would like to move to san jose and the a's family said o.k. you can have it. if it does go for it would be around 2018. baseball needs 7 spot for some of it seems to agree. if the giants can get seven teams on their side they can stop it. if you are in an area where there could be competition you probably want to side with the giants. on the flip side the guys with the type
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of money can say if you are healthier and you can build a new ballpark it makes all of us come along for the ride. >> the giants are going to stop the a's from moving farther away. >> the population is more people in san jose than in san francisco. the silicon valley money sometimes we overdo this, but let's face it you have a better shot at selling luxury suites in silicon valley than in oakland. >> let us talk about weather. let us talk about golf and this tournament. >> this is north of tucson. have you ever seen a golf tournament snow out? >> no. never. it was raining sideways and turned to snow. they have 2 in. of snow. >> the tiger woods shot makes me laugh. he shows up
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the court and he showed up with his golf shoes he got out of the car, he told his to flunkies we are going home. he was on the ground about two minutes. >> spring training for baseball. >> thank you gary. we will catch on the radio and be buyback with kron 4 morning news.
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>> i've been fascinated my whole life to do this. and i don't want to do this anymore. >> that was and australia weatherman grand denyer doing whether live from a stunt plane and australia's sunrise show. grant described themselves as a crash test dummies of live television the type who jumps through hoops. to make the weather crazy of fun. this time you want to experience the force of eight g's. grants camera went to black as he blacked out. not that he realized he had, as he later told us. after a little more than 10 seconds of silence, grant started talking. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news a rolling gun battle down the las vegas strip least three dead and a trial of carnage. we will have the latest period and a massive winter storm like it's much of the nation and snow. plus possible the
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>> (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news starts now with a developing story. >> that developing story comes out of las vegas or three are dead in a least three others are wounded after rolling gun battle and multivocal crash and a busy intersection on the las vegas strip. in all, five vehicles were involved in the crash, including a taxi that burst into flames. >> it happen around 430 this morning at the intersection of flamenco and las vegas boulevard. at this point, police leave people in a maserati and a range rover s u v were exchanging gunfire before the maserati to taxi. the model right driver, the taxi driver and a taxi passenger were killed. three other vehicles were
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involved in the wreck, but the-u v was gone when police arrived. at least three people were hospitalized, including a passenger from the maserati. >>--the maserati driver. >> will have the latest on that story meanwhile an update on bay area weather and traffic with erica. good morning marc. it is chilly we are at the freezing mark a little bit above it napa 33. 34 and vallejo. mid '40's and oakland. i will look at the numbers into the afternoon in my next report. george. >> not tracking any hot spots where sing heavier traffic around of bay area. a quick bridge check. the bay bridge back up running at about 18-20 minutes.
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depending on your approach slightly less you approach from the nimitz freeway. for the 92 commute san mateo bridge heavy traffic. 15 minute drive times may be as much as 18 minutes in the west bound direction. >> the golden gate bridge a small 14101 southbound. >> new this morning police and south san francisco are looking for a man was thought to the woman there board. kron fours mike pelton is live in south san francisco would happened and description of the suspect. good morning mike. >> mike are you there? ok we do not have mike. we will work on getting him back up. meanwhile let us go to mark leff more with the latest from president obama and gay marriage. >> president obama is considering weighing in on same-sex marriage here in california. will tran is following developments as
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the case is to the supreme court. >> he has one week to decide whether or not he wants to file a brief to the supreme court justices of a friend of the court. it does not mean they should listen to him it means i am the president and this is how i feel on this issue on proposition 8. which now bans same-sex marriage from happen in the state. it has been going on for years. when the president ran for office in 2008 he was for unions not same-sex marriage. he is turning the corner and mentioned that in his state of the union address last month. a lot of support coming out of the castro district this morning for the president's move included the statement. what is the name? >> kelly. >> kelly what your thoughts? there are other issues to worry about the states decide what was to do. >> for him to do this to you think it is right? should he do? >> yes. i think is right. it
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was clear in these last elections this is a big issue for this country. it is in on many state ballots in many states have been voting to approve it. i think overall in the last couple of years applied for same-sex marriage has been growing. which is a good thing. i speak on this issue from the point of a minority. i am a native american and always fighting for right. that is a story of our lives. since i have come to this art. for this community to recognize same-sex marriage i think it is a good thing. >> are you cynical? you said you are sick and tired of forcing safe sex message that and he was not like that five years ago. >> do you think he is being sincere question are >> i think he is being sincere. it is a sensitive issue. it is kind of a balancing act. this is his last term he is going to do everything he can't and i am very happy is. he has been a lot for the gay community.
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not everyone is happy with the rate that is gone at. i know he is doing his best. there are a lot of pressing issues in this country. around the world same-sex marriages been approved by several governments. slowly, that is out was approved in canada. it started with each province and in the federal government finally stepped in and approve it across the country. >> thank you so much kelly for taking the time to talk to us this morning. i can tell you obviously those worn support of proposition 8 they believe the president should not put his 2¢ in. they want him to worry about other things. we will have much more reaction from the castro district rock morning. for now back to you. >> we will see what happens when the court takes up the issue at the end of march. >> things are back to normal this morning on a berkeley street after a police standoff shut down the area. police surrounded the residence in the 1600 block of that as a street where a man believed to be armed
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with a handgun, was holed up inside around 7 last night. police said the standoff started on the response to a call of a loud argument between two people wanted to launch a block of san pablo ave. one person in connection with the argument has been arrested. he is believed to be the gunman brother. at some point during the incident, a shot was fired although it was not immediately clear where the shooting occurred or what time. no word yet on that the gunman has been arrested. >> investigators in san francisco are looking into whether it's sexual assault suspect the other unsolved cases. >> here is the buckshot of 57 year-old arthur dalinas . he will be arraigned today. police a late saturday night, he forced a woman into a stairwell and sexually assaulting her. this happened in the city's cathedral killed several of. the apartment building manager positively
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identified him as the attacker and he was arrested. also a sex offender in texas. >> will have more on your forecast and a complete check of the weather in your neighborhood as well as a heavy traffic and about five minutes on the kron 4 morning news continues.
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this morning, the lead investigator in the murder case against pistorius faces attempted murder charges himself over 2011 shooting. it's another potentially damaging blow to the prosecution. prosecutors said they were unaware of the charges against veteran detective help botha when they put him on the stand in court to explain why pistoruis should not be given bail on a valentine's a shooting death of his girlfriend. prosecutors say he intentionally killed his girlfriend and have charged him with premeditated murder. they say hepistoruis mistook stenklaenkamp for an intruder and the shooting
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was accidental. >> peninsula cities are prepared for a lot of gun buyback is palo alto on saturday. police a visit from east palo alto, menlo park, and palo alto response to a gun purchase event, which will take place in the parking lot of the spousal city of between 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.. local residents will be paid $100 for a handgun, two of dolls were rifle or shotgun, and three adults on assault weapons. guns will be except in a nonstick with no question zacks. >> stocks are opening lower on wall street as traders are worried about a slowdown in europe's economy and signs that the federal reserve might curtail its bond buying program. >> traffic on the set mateo bridge has increased in both directions. 46 and 7 tail. looking for
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new greagrt grains protein blend. >> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. the storm arrived in northern california with a vengeance. roads shutdown. >> highway 49 is blasted right now. >> traffic jam. >> the road is to icy and we
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keep having people spin off the road. >> motorist wrestled with chains. i was frustrated a lot of levels the blockage everywhere. a twister ripped apart this california barn that caused no injuries. when we saw it had a piece of the board already in it. it is like a shock as to how power fful nature can be. >> at a four people preparing for the academy awards on sunday. interstate 15 behind me and made a route between los angeles and las vegas was closed on and off last night. wisdom morning icy conditions forced the shutdown of interstate 5. a major thoroughfare for california truckers. >> the worst of the storm passed for the most part harmlessly through california and headed east. bidding is peaceful sight behind. cnn california.
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>> we had some snow and the tahoe area. just an inch or two. there were chain requirements earlier on 50 and 88. >> they're all watching the forecast. we are shaping up to be a nice day. we are seeing sunshine we have isolated snow showers this morning. i will have a look at your snow bomb .com as you all for coming up. mid '40's in san francisco. 46 in san carlos. temperatures later today by 12 clock widespread fifties. it could be warmer in the north bay indicated by the green on your screen. lows 60s it to your afternoon. sunny conditions, clear skies. temperatures hover, below the seasonal average. by 8:00 p.m. tonight we will see a mix of '40's and 50's
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with former numbers around are the bay. >> afternoon highs 61 for oakland and concord. 59 and hayward. 57 for the city. satellite and radar shows clear, dry conditions in the bay area. we could see light rain as we head into is that a. that is reserved for our north bay spots. slim potential. 10-20 percent chance. partly cloudy conditions mainly sunny skies and temperatures in the '60s as we start the next work week. >> that is your bay area forecast let us take it to tahoe. looking at your snow bomb .com ski report. first sierra tahoe no new snow in the past 44 hours. a base of 36 that study to which is. >> north star reports one into a fresh new snow at base of 36-82. >> squaw valley no new snow they have a base of 26-9 7
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in.. george. >> good morning erica. we're looking get a fairly normal right around the bay. we're not tracking any hot spots. a bridge check with the ride to the bay bridge toll plaza westbound 18-20 minute drive time. for a zero which is for the new bride as you heading to the bay bridge this morning. it is back up over the toll plaza. >> the san mateo bridge ride is improving. 15, perhaps 13 minute drive times across the span. it is getting lighter now. the golden gate bridge, it is delay free. in the next 30 minutes we may see things peak if the bridge follows its usual patterns. >> looking at the east bay ride here you will see heavy traffic which is usual pattern for six '80s south into the san ramon valley. >> 80 westbound a 26 minute drive time. >> south bay free wiways
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normal. >> the north bay ride the heaviest traffic have shifted south from the 37 commute south bound. the drive times are staying at 32 minutes from navato to the golden gate bridge. >> the delays for rail service is a train which as been consistent trains one, three, five, seven subject to delays the real service looks could. >> the time is 819. and bay area news for some controversy brewing over san francisco polk street in its over bars. >> the supervisor has introduced legislation that will put a cap on bar on polk street from california streak to zero farrell. the ban would apply to bars. some residents argue there too many of them and one of our banned put in place. are others in the committee have not in a problem. >> it has got really bad you see drunk people you see
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people getting in fights. you see people throwing up and doing crazy stuff in the alleys in between cars. you see the party buses and the traffic gets crazy. >> i and my life reside here and we did not recognize the problems that other folks as they are happening with the bars and clubs. >> the legislation could only take effect if the board of supervisors approved. >> federal's officials are blaming unsafe working conditions for the death of the san francisco veterans affairs medical researcher. last year, richard the din was working on a vaccine for a rare strain of meningitis when he himself, became infected with the disease and later died. >> osha chastise the lab for allowing it to divide europe to work with the bacteria in the open rather than a so-
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called bio safe cabinet, which has led to german behind a protective screen provides insulation. they also say he should have been vaccinated against meningitis. >> a young man killed while driving a stolen as u v that crashed during a high-speed chase with settles a police late monday night is been identified as 20 year-old adrienne gamboa . he died when loss control of the s u v was driving on the 5400 block of monterey road. he was pronounced dead at the scene. two other passengers in the car suffered not pregnant life injuries. >> conquered the morning. you are at 39 degrees. a chilly start. temperatures will top out mom, i invited justin over for lunch.
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. >> that was lightning and thunder over night in wichita, kansas. the little to storm there could bring as much as 14 in. a snooze nof new snow to the state. the governor is already signed an emergency proclamation for all 105 counts in kansas. he also urged residents say off the roads until at storm passes. >> and this is heavy snow
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coming down in spring bill, your. several inches of snow in many areas of the western younew york. >> here is the storm this was a storm coming to the bay area two days ago over the rockies brought snow north of the phoenix area and now the snow in denver. we're getting heavy stoper omahsnow through omaha, nebraska. 18 states and so will be affected over the lasnext couple of hours. >> if you plan iftweering poway url , your tweets just got a little shorter. from
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>> this incident happened near the south san francisco bart station which is on the other side of the camera. police at 5:45 p.m. last night this moment made her way down this secluded trail. that is a police say a man came up store and asked for her name. she did not respond and that is one authorities say he grabbed her arm. she managed to break away and run from the man but he got away as well. this incident has members in this area quite concerned. >> my girlfriend uses this trail to. usually not after adark. >> that must make you concerned for her safety?
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>> yes. >> he is described as an asian man raging in height from 5 ft. 7 to 5 ft. 9 ft. tall. authorities recommend walking in groups, especially and secluded areas like this one. we hope to get more updates as the morning goes along. >> the body system is a very good thing. your cash will not be good crossing the golden gate bridge and a couple of weeks. basically what is happening is the bridge is moving to end all electronic tolling system at the end of march. jackie sissel has more on that >> this will change relatively sound. no more stopping at the toll plaza and fumbling their cash. it
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is turning into a completely cash was all the electronic toll taking system. they will be the first and the entire state to do this. what they're doing now is trying to get the word out that this is coming relatively sound. they do not have a specific day but there sang some time towards the end of march. some are already in place and there are about $3 million for the cameras in place ready to go. they're just trying to get the word out to people right now. there are a few ways that you'll be able to pay as you go through the toll plaza at the golden gate bridge. the first one is fast track that will not change at all. you can continue to use your transponder and continued to get the $1 discount. you have to pay $5 as opposed to $6. the other is register your license plate with your toll authority. you can go through anyone not have a problem. the third way is
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that it will issue an invoice to you. it will take a picture of your license plate and send it to your home address and you can pay the toll within 21 days. if you do not pay within 21 days, you will have to pay a toll. this is confusing to some people and i had a chance to talk to someone from the bridge district earlier this morning and she had one overriding message to commuters coming in. >> the other message will be keep moving. if you do not have a fasttrack account you will get a toll and boys in the mail. this is then hold a level of toll payment that we are adding. if you do not do anything you will get an invoice or a bill in the mail. that will be due within the 21 day time frame. >> they are hoping to save money, $16 million over the
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first eight years of this. there are 28 toll takers right now, 14 of them had already been relocated to different jobs within the district. the other 14 they're not sure what will happen to them. they will either be laid off were given severance packages. this is coming relatively soon and they're trying to get the word out. if you do not have fasttrack get it or at least figure out what is going to happen. >> a lot of drivers will be saving more time the next time they're going to the golden gate bridge starting at the end of march. >> a livermore mother convicted of having sex with young teenage boys could be facing more charges this morning. this is video cristina hubs at court hearing in 2010. she is convicted and sent to prison for crimes but was recently released. and within days of being free, she was rearrested for probation
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violations. she is also now under the instigation for cyber bullying one of her victims. the victims by the online press last saturday and reported them to police. investigators then launched an investigation. >> our curiosity is that christine have anything to do with it? did she initiate this? >> it police followed a dfile additional charges, it could happen sometime this week. santa rosa is about 13 degrees warmer than yesterday. we are about 45 right now with a very nice weather ahead. more on your weather forecast coming up.
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>> 11 health researchers received $3 million each from a new foundation set up by some of the tech world's heaviest hitters. facebook c l mark zuckerberg, google co-founder and search a brand and apple board chairman art levin sen announced the creation of the break surprise first health sciences. the group is pouring millions of their own money toward those who conduct research that would save lives. >> in science they don't
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have the same opportunity. because of that i think it would just be a shame of a lot of folks are trying to grow up figuring out what they were wont to do. they choose not to go into such critical work because of that. by having these prizes, we can give an incentive and can kind of make some of these folks of little more well known. it appears that some of this other students will want to grow to be like them. if that we're doing our job here. >> the found found sponsors of the bridge to the prize at committed to providing five, $3 million prizes every year going for it. each prize little joy in the selection committee for future recipients. >> a collation of medical groups has released a list of the most overused and sometimes unnecessary tests and treatments and health care. the coalition called choosing wisely represents more than 350,000 doctors listed dozens of bar use
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testing treatments. for instance, screening for clogged neck arteries isn't necessary when there are no worrisome signs of stroke. the group says the this could not only be a waste of time and money but could also harm the patient. >> city leaders as an nfl have approved a plan to help the homeless. they are bringing and the nonprofit organization called the downtown streets team. the one-year program will create a well person team at a book, as individuals and san rafael. they word about 20 hours a week cleaning sidewalks in keeping the streets clean. in return, they will receive $100 a week for food and housing. the program has our recent success and palo alto and san jose. sam revell said managers as a homeless problem has gotten so bad something had to be done about it. >> they provide food and shelter and other opportunities to help the homeless. lately there has been a larger number of them and citizens have been concerned we need to do more. >> center felt for some of
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the $272,000 price tag will only cause of is a $47,000. that is thanks to several donations. >> a live look outside and the airport is now closed because of the huge winter storm dropping lots of snow. more on your local forecast coming up after the break.
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>> we have the watching the ride on the nimitz freeway. an accident reported at high street 80 northbound. this is a potentially developing hotspot even this late in the commute. it could mean big delays and other ride a 80 northbound. checking drive times, they did not appear that bad 24 minutes. it is slightly ahead of schedule. there is a report that there may be a big rig blocking the line of traffic. the bridges are
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unwinding but slowly. the bay bridge toll plaza still has traffic backed up almost over the toll plaza on the 80 approach to the bridge. drive times are between 16 and 18 minutes to 20 minutes coming from the macarthur maze. the san mateo bridge is still looking at a 13 minute commute time instead of the quick 11. the golden gate bridge is where we usually see the heaviest traffic southbound. so far is still looks like a moderate like ride for southbound highway 1 01. 8:46 a.m. and here is your weather. >> it certainly looks nice. we are seeing sunshine and blue skies. temperatures are still on a chilly side but it is not as cold as yesterday. sam francisco 46, mid 40 out the door in oakland, livermore upper 30's. numbers into the afternoon, or '50s low 60s.
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temperatures still on the cooler side by about 2 to 5 degrees below average. fremont 58, 61 sunnyvale and palo alto 60 danville, 61 walnut creek, 61 at richmond. upper 50s san francisco, los 60s and napa and santa rosa. that alone the 59, 60 berkeley. satellite right guard shows not too much going on. clear skies and high pressure in place. that will be the case for the next couple of days. a weak system will approach our area. bezel we're looking at as we head toward saturday 10 to 20 percent chance of rain north of the golden gate bridge. very light in nature and it looks like pop partly cloudy conditions and low 60s as we start the next work week. >> five new names linked to
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the biogenesis clinic. the names include oakland relief pitcher jordan norberto. norberto, 26 has distant parts of the last three seasons for oakland athletics. he has mixed success, but settled in last year as a reliever with an era of 2.774 missing much of the season to injury. all five players were on the list as having received performance enhancing drugs according to the report. while this does not necessarily mean they did use beedis, it is probably not a good list to be on. clay johnson had 28 points and eight rebounds, what they believe that as with 19 points and 11 boards and the warriors snapped a season- high, six game losing streak by beating phoenix last night. dear jack added 21 points off the bench and steven curry scored 20 would of making some key shot lead to secure golden state's first victory in almost
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three weeks. >> when you're doing the weather out of a stunt plane pulling eight g's, i do not be surprised at the low pressure area is on the weatherman's brain. as to pass out live on camera? >> you are about to see a weatherman's based become a little more weather. eight weather man on a stunt plane on a australian show. >> not one so you this morning. --spew >> he is the man to jump through hoops to make the weather crazy and fun. >> i am fascinated! i don't
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want to do this anymore. (laughter) >> grants the camera went to black as he blacked out. >> i could have sworn i did not pass out. i pass out like a 12 year-old girl. >> after 12 1/2 seconds of silent, and he started talking. his eyes rolled back in his head on live tv. >> will someone held in please? >> it happens all the time at political rallies. timber! and murray eyes against case it was instead of dancing painting with the
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stars. >> you look like a member of the adams family. >> the instructions, keep squeezing to keep blood and your brain. >> the stunt pilot just wanted to shut him up. >> did you do anything crazy when you were doing the weather? >> i did fly with the blue angels but thankfully week it had a camera problem so there is no footage of me almost passing out. > that break out but that is
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what you have to do. it is called a hick maneuver and it keeps the blood in your brain. if you do not do that, all the blood rushes out of your brain and into your legs. if you do that, you don't pass out but you don't look so good. >> did you do that? >> yes. most pilots at wherear pressure suits. >> i am short grant is happy we pulled that video back out. i live look outside as
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>> 8 but the 6:00 a.m. new figures show u.s. wine exports grew for the third consecutive year in 2012. that set and a record for want $0.4 billion in revenue. the wine institute says 90 percent of those exports were from california. the european union remained the top market for all california wines, accounting for about 34 percent of all sales.
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canada came in second with sales reaching for the third $4 million. that is up 14% from 2011. sales in china reach $74 million, up 18% from last year. south korea's sales reach 16 million, up 26% from 2011. >> we're expecting while mild weather into next week, no big stores on the horizon for the next several days. >> we're following the latest this morning and deadly multicar crash of a las vegas strip. there was gunfire before the crash. we'll have some new information a share of you in the kron4 morning news continues. well, well, well.
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for the marriage in california as president obama considers urging the supreme court to overturn the state's ban on same-sex marriage. we will have a live report coming up. >> a winter storm brings lightning and thunder to the nation's midsection. the storm is getting strength and is dumping plenty of snow. 30 million people have been affected by that. in your area things are much quieter, here is janu. >> we are waking up to plenty of sunshine. it is a little bit of a chilly start to the morning. into the afternoon mild and sunny. we will see more 60s on the board compared to yesterday. in the evening a little warmer compared to yesterday as well. in the afternoon and into the weekend we will have a full forecast and my next report. >> highway four westbound antioch a motorcycle accident as summers will road has left traffic backed up to the 160. traffic coming south from the
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antioch bridge could be a hot spot here late in the commute. >> following the latest out of las vegas' three people are dead at least 3 are wounded after a whirling gun battle and multi vehicle crash at a busy intersection on the las vegas strip. it happened right in front of a lodge yelled. and all, five vehicles were involved in the crash including a taxi that burst into flames. it had been around for 30 a.m. this morning at the intersection of plumbing go and las vegas boulevard. at this point, police believe people in a range rover as he beat were shooting at a maserati causing that sports car crashed into a taxi. about the rally driver, the taxi driver and taxi passenger were killed. three other vehicles were mauled in iraq, but the s u b was gone when police arrived. at least three people were hospitalized including a passenger from the maserati.
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>> police in south san francisco are looking for a man who assaulted a woman near bart. we have a description of the police are looking for. >> the assault happened around 545 last evening. a 19 year-old left the bart station on the other side of the camera and walked down the path called centennial way. it isn't clear it and runs along the canal. a man came up to her and asked for her name but she did not respond. that is when she grabbed her by the arm and she managed to break away and run from the man. he got away as well. >> until they find a person, i use this all the
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time we have to be careful and vigilant. it makes me really nervous. >> the suspect is described as either hispanic or asian, about 30 years old ranging in height from 5 ft. 72 5 ft. 9 in. tall. is a medium build and is clean shaven. authorities recommend walking in groups and not walking by yourself, especially in secured areas along the trail. >> will tran is live in severance is good to explain president obama as urging to overturn gay marriage in california. >> a friend of the court to give the justice as opinion as to whether and not this should remain or be overturned. we're hearing
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rumors that he once prop 8 and california to be overturned and allow same- sex couples to marry. this is a historic move for the president. he has had his neck out there, a lot of times they don't get their opinion especially with hot topics like this. the you think the president should write a letter to the justices or does he have other fish to fry? >> i would like to have them on record as supporting of overturning at and then taking steps to further show his support by supporting the acts. at the same time i am aware that we have a democratic president an accord that is not liberal and more conservative, i do not know whether the president will have more of fact by not saying anything and leaving the court totally to it. >> it sounds like you want to put something on paper one way or another. >> yes that will be very nice to have that done. one
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more brick and the wall to stop this nonsense of anti- gay and is that we've had for so long. >> do you think he is just blowing with the wind? five years ago he was not for same-sex marriage but was for civil union. now he has spoken out and saying they should have equal rights as everyone else in society. do think he is sincere or does going with the poll numbers? >> i think he is sincere. you have to see the whole society. we have been moving in that direction and he is part of that society. it is logical to expect them as the elected representative all of us to move like the people are moving. he is the poster represent us. >> thank you for taking your time, he was in a crosswalk and i just grab them. it is just the letter, the justices do not have to listen to them but it is something that he could put down on paper. he believes that the states should have
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their own rights to decide what they want to do what none the less he plans to end the rumors are true submit bids. those who want prop 8 to span believe that he should mind his business and do something else. the economy, the world problems, not the issue that california has already decided. >> things are back to normal this morning on the berkeley street after a police band of shut down the area. police surrounded the residence on the 1600 block of addison street were a man believed to be armed with handguns, was holed up inside around seven last night. police say the standoff started when they responded to a call a loud argument between two people in the 0.200 block of san pablo ave. one person in connection with the argument has been arrested. he is believed to be the deadman's brother. at some point during the incident, a shot was fired elbow was not immediately clear where the shooting occurred or what time. no word yet on at the gunman has been arrested.
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>>francisco are looking into whether a sexual assault suspect was responsible for other unsolved cases. here's a mug shot of the suspect 57 year-old art as the the as could be arraigned today. -- arthur salinas police say late saturday night he forced a woman into a stairwell and sexually assaulted her. this happened in the city's cathedral labor had. it aren't building manager positively identified as the lead us as the attacker and salinas was arrested. he is also a sex offender in texas. >> it looks like more sun sun as suspected and more details on your forecast a little bit later.
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they put him on the stand in court to explain why pistorius should not be given bail in the valentine's day shooting death of his girlfriend. prosecutors say pistorius intentionally killed model reeva steenkamp and have charged him with premeditated murder. pistorius said he does he miss the car for the intruder and that the shooting was accidental. >> peninsula cities are preparing for an anonymous gun buyback and east palo alto on saturday. police agencies from east palo alto, menlo park, and palo alto are sponsoring a gun purchase the debt which will take place and the parking lot of east palo alto city hall between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.. local residents will be paid $100 for a handgun, $200 for a rifle or shotgun and $300 for an assault weapon. that is will be accepted anonymously with no questions asked. >> concerns that the federal
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reserwhen bad news coming out of wall street we have word the government report out this morning that people applying for government unemployment benefits more people applied at last week it we have seen in a while. it is a down day. >> we will be back with more when the kron4 morning news continues. we're waiting for temperatures to start warming up around the bay and we will have a complete check on weather and traffic coming up. also rob black >> announcer: you never know when, but thieves can steal your identity and turn your life upside down. >> hi. >> hi. you know, i can save you 15% today if you open up a charge card account with us. >> you just read my mind. >> announcer: just one little
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>> watching today's winners and losers on wall street. >> last that is what it is. zill reported up 2 million people lost the upside down status of their mortgage. home market is rising. 2 million plus people know
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water upside down. 40 million americans still are and we will be eliminating 1 million more of that next year. with that said, very little inventory with 13 year lows today. >> 2 million people under water will feel a little richer and hopefully spend more money and that will help the economy and gary? >> i wish i had one hand because on the other hand we have seen mortgage rates creep a little higher. as agreed by our people will be able to afford less home and that will lower the value of the homes out there. >> everyone is talking about that model as, it is a good looking car. >> you have to wait six months to get it. that is a big problem. they need to get that to a lower number. good articles today about the liability of the company. they just are not generating enough income.
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the vehicle, or one-tenth of all vehicles sold. they're selling a great product but they cannot make enough money on it. last quarter they lost $90 million. they have about 200 they dollars in cash. i don't know this to be a publicly traded company. i am very cautious of this. >> let's talk about apple and we're getting close to and i watched? >> everyone is talking about, apple leaked it. they showed the patent today and it is flexible glass that will bind your body. it will buy and sell for around your west.rist. it will replace your
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phone with a less bulky watch and blue tooth. people that used to the blue to the fast enough. it is a good product for them. the margins will come down on that as well. if you go out and search apple today you will see what the what looks like. >> it's better than wearing one of those things in your ear. dan asked is that ok to buy stocks ours and i only by mutual funds? >> i think the average american should by index funds. you accumulate wealth and then you could start to manage it. there is a lot that you and i do not know. the unknown can make you lose a lot of money very very fast. falling stocks is
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a full-time job. i go with index funds. some sort of in, or a >> if you have a question for route posted on his fan page and we will answer on kron4. >> this is the view from our mt. tam cam and it is breezy out there. it will be another breezy day into the afternoon. temperatures are slowly starting to warm up. upper '40's in santa rosa, mid 40's napa, low 60s and oakland, 47 san jose. low '40's currently and pleasanton. by noon we will see widespread '50s indicated by the light blue collar. but in the clock into motion 2:00 we will see more 60s on the board
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compared to yesterday. the evening will also be a little warmer compared to yesterday as well. many fifties along the shores and 40 is a longer and areas. after an highs, up 58 santa clara, 59 cupertino, los 60s palo alto, sao paulo out evergreen, low 60s along the delta and upper 60s for livermore. 62 fairfield, 59 san leandro, upper 50s and downtown san francisco. mid 50's ocean beach, low 60s santa rosa and napa, 594 nevado. 7 day around the bay forecast of mainly clear, dry conditions. a slight chance of seeing showers saturday in the north bay. a very slight chance, mainly dry conditions expected. mild temperatures into the next work week with temperatures topping out of the low 60s. >> we are still looking at
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delays with this accident on highway 4 and the westbound direction. an accident and antioch at somerville road, lanes are still blocked. emergency beavehicles are responding to the crash on highway 4. we're seeing some improvement at the bay bridge westbound. the 880 approach is no longer backed up up to the ramp. drive times of up to 14 minutes 4880 approach. the san mateo bridge is back down to a 11 to 30 minutes drive times and the westbound direction. the golden gate bridge at light traffic now, and the southbound direction. it is likely we could see the third northbound lane opened up before 10:00 this morning. >> the time is 90 1:00 a.m. and coming up on the kron4 morning news a look at your
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is some controversy bearing on san francisco's pulled street and it is over bars. supervisor david chu has introduced legislation that will put a cap on bars on poultry from california street 20 farrell. the ban would apply to bars. some residents would argue there are too many of them and they want a bar band put in place. others in the community have not seen any problems. >> the last couple of years it has been really bad. use the drug people and people getting into fights. you see people throwing up and doing all kinds of crazy stuff. there and between the cars
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in the alley. the party bosses with the traffic is just crazy. >> we do not recognized the problem that other folks say are happening. >> this legislation can only take effect of the board of supervisors approved it. >> federal thistles are blaming unsay working conditions for the death of a san francisco veterans affairs medical researcher. last year richard din was working out of vaccine for rare strain of meningitis when he himself became infected with the disease and later died. osha cited the lab for allowing the 25 year-old to work with the bacteria and all but rather than a so-called bio safety cabinet which isolates germ behind a protective screen and provide ventilation. they also say he should of been vaccinated vaccinated against meningitis.
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amon >> a live look at our mt. tam cam. >> we continue to track delays here for the ride on highway 4 in the westbound direction leading out of antioch towards pittsburg. there was a motorcycle crash late in the commute that is still tying up the ride. it is as bad now as it would be very early in the morning. >> to address are slowly starting to warm up out there, amid 30's and sampras is the low '40's in hayward, oakland '50s san carlos
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upper 50s and mid-40s in livermore. a look at where the temperatures are at it and are full forecast coming up. >> no more cash crossing the golden gate bridgthere be some o the toll plaza here at the golden gate bridge. this what you see right here, car stopping and handing over cash to the poll taker. that is all going away with in the next month. this is the in the works for quite a while now. it will go completely cash list, all electronic toll taking. the golden gate bridge will be the first bridge and the state to do so. the infrastructure is in place. it cost about $3 million and a bad everything in place for some time now. right now they're trying to educate the public on what is coming. debakey and this is that right there, the
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camera. they will be taken pictures of cars as they come through and that is how they will collect tolls. they'll look at the three options you have as a commuter and driver of the commutegolden gate bridge. the first is fasttrack, that has been a place for a long time and it will not change. he was voted the $1 discount and pay $5 instead of $6. the second option is to register your license plate with the toll authority. at that point when you go across or reits are allies it will read your license plate and the bill is sent you. the other is an invoice. it is basically told violation, it you get an invoice in the mail and you are today it within 21 days. if you do not pay within the 21 days there will be a pie that will be collected. there is one overriding factor that they want to get across to the public.
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>> keep moving. if you do not have a fasttrack account or at light is a registered license or do a onetime payment, you get a toll and boys in the mail. this is only level of toll payment that we are adding. if you do not do anything you will get a toll invoice or a bill in the mail. that will be built within 21 days time frame without any violation. >> this is all to save money. they say they can save about $60 million in the first eight years. the hope is that they get everyone educated right now. they say the morning commute marks about 90 percent of the people that come across th 90e : gate bridge. >> of livermore mother convicted of having sex with young teenage boys could be facing more charges this morning. we have video of
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christine hubbs at a court hearing in 2010. she was convicted and sent to prison for crimes but was recently released. within just days of being free, she was rearrested for probation violations. she is also now under investigation for cyber billion one of her victims. the victims by the on line threat last saturday reported them to police. investigators that lost an investigation. >> and get to the point where there were threatening harm against one of the boys. that is what it crosses the line from free speech to now a criminal act. our curiosity is did christine have anything to do with it? did she initiate this. not did she go on line but did she initiated? >> it police file additional charges, it would happen sometime this week. >> following developments out of las vegas' three
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people are dead and three others wounded after a rolling gun battle and a multi vehicle crash at a busy intersection of a loss vegas strip. but have a right for the adagio. at all, five vehicles were all democrats including ataxia burst into flames. it happened around 430 this morning at the intersection of flamenco and las vegas millibars. at this point, police believe people in a range rover s u b were shooting at a maserati causing that sports car to crash into a taxi. among other ride a driver, the taxi driver and passenger were killed. three other vehicles were mauled in the right of the cb was gone when police arrived. at least 3 d were hospitalized, including a passenger from the maserati.
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>> live in crime is a convenient robbing an oakland and the oakland police department says help is on the way. after laying off 80 officers back in 2010 because of budget cuts the oakland police department is once again accepting applications. if you're 20 and a half years old or older, you are welcome to apply. however a new minimum age requirement is on the horizon. >> the chief will change its 225. he would like to see at least 25 years old. there's a lot of responsibility working in the city of oakland. we like to have or officers with a little more life experience. military background or college background, it they do not have that we would at least like you have some type of life experience before they sign on. >> the oakland police of
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arnold graduate and academy class next month and start an additional police academy in the spring with another later in the fall. the walnut creek police the bart is facing an officer shortage. according to the police chief he does not have enough officers on the streets. right now they're only 72 staff officers out of 80. the walnut creek police department web site currently shows to full-time police officer positions are available. agee said many canids are passing on joining the force because of the apartments around the bay area's are offering better salaries and benefits packages. right now the city council's work on all options to attract more officers to the force. the but things in perspective, the starting salary for police officers sampras's go starts out at almost $89,000. at san jose is $72,000. in oakland the starting salary is about $69,000. >> we'll be right back of the kron4 morning news
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>> by names linked to the biogenesis clinic. the names include oakland relief pitcher jordan norberto. norberto, 26 has been its parts and the last three seasons for the oakland athletics. he has mixed success but settled in last year as a reliever with an era of 2.774 missing much of the season to injury. all five players were on the list as having received performance enhancing drugs according to the report. all this is not necessarily mean the use bidis, it is probably not a good list to be on. playtimes and had 28 points and eight rebounds, david lee finished with 19 points and 11 boards and the warriors snapped a season- high, six game losing streak by beating phoenix won all
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eight to 98 last night. there jack added 21 points off the bench and steven curry or scored 20 would both making some keys out late and to secure golden state's first victory in almost three weeks. the warrants had not won since routing phoenix won 13 to 93 on february 2nd. >> the time is 9:41 a.m. and a live look down outside a downtown stamford cisco. at the kron4 morning news you could watch dr. phil at 10:00 or a woman gives $175,000 to a man she is madly in love with. that's what, she has never met him. it think it is a big scam? atlantic that dr. phil after the kron4 morning news.
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>> that was lightning and thunder over night in wichita kansas. the latest winter storm there could bring as much as 14 in. of new snow to the state. the governor has already signed an emergency proclamation for all 105 counties in kansas. he urged residents to stay off the roads until the storm passes. >> we are still looking at delays at here on highway four there antioch and the westbound direction. traffic has been backed up because of a lake accident. it is clear from the traffic lanes but the backup is still on a winding. it recently to 160. there was an accident on 680 southbound in fremont. it backed up traffic all along the some old grade. that is still on winding as well. so
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is the ride from 680 south headed toward milpitas. the ride to the bay bridge westbound is the back up here but not too bad. 14 to 60 minutes drive times. the lowest number of courses if you are coming from the nimitz freeway. the san mateo bridge as back out of 11 minute commute time weather eased down or westbound. we speculated the golden gate bridge might open up the third lane in the northbound direction before 10:00 and indeed they have. the southbound traffic flow has been so light this last hour. >> it has been a chilly start of the morning, we are expecting all round mild afternoon. plenty of sunshine. tomorrow mostly sunny conditions. a look at what's in store for us beyond, we could see a shower and on saturday in the north bay. a little
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warming trend as the head into the work week. temperatures right now warming up nicely everyone most in the 30, but 30 center rose amid 30's and the bottom mid-40s and livermore by noon time. into the afternoon we will see more 60s on the board compared to yesterday. for those of you head out for this friday evening it will be not as chilly as yesterday, many fifties on the bay shore and 47 year and in areas. after an noon the 60s for sunnyvale low 60s along adults up, 60 in danville, 50 pleasanton, livermore 68 richmond, upper 50s at downtown's ever does go, 58 samn bruno. 7 day
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around the bay showing us mainly dry conditions expected. there is a chance to sing some light showers in the north bay on sunday. it will be very light sprinkles expected. . dry conditions expected o. and tahob that comes a report sierra tahoe with the base of 36 to 92 in., notice know. norstar base of 36 to 80 in. with one had to bet the price of new snow at squaw valley has a base 76 in.. >> 11 help reach researchers receive $3 million each from the foundation set up by some of the tech world's heaviest hitters. based on c l mark zuckerberg, et google founder sergey brin and apple board chairman of
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choosing wisely represents more than 350,000 doctors the list of dozens of overuse testing treatments. for instance green for a clogged neck artery is not necessary when there are no worrisome signs of stroke. the group says this could not only be a waste of time and money but could also harm the patient. >> need is money charges have been filed against four employees say from the 2009 salmonella outbreak that killed nine people and sickened hundreds. authorities say the virginia-based in corp. of america step tainted peanut products to dozens of food companies after seminole was discovered at a plant in georgia. the charges include conspiracy, wire fraud and other related to contaminated or misbranded foods. and the federal indictment were the company's owner, vice president, plant manager and quality assurance manager. in a court of america later when they grow. >> a live look outside it is a chilly start the
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temperature is a warm-up suit upper 60s for a lot of locations including the east bay. more details coming up.
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>> when you are doing the weather out of a stunt planned killing eight g's to not be surprised about the pressure on a weather man's brain. as it passed out live on camera? >> you are about to see a weather man's face become a little more weather. the house and the weatherman were all smiles congratulating themselves that grant had not gotten sick yet. in their words that he had not spewed. he has once described himself as a crashed test dummy of
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weather. i am fascinated! i've waited my whole life to do this and i do not want to do it anymore! >> keep squeezing! >> grants the camera went to black as the blacked out and did not realize as he later told us >> i could have sworn i did not pass out! i passed out like a 12 year-old girl. >> after 12 seconds of silence grant started talking. grant is far from the first and as his eyes rolled back in his head on live tv, it happens and what of land next guest. >> somebody help employees.
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>> it happens all the time at political rallies >instead of dancing with the stars it was painting with the stars and marie osmond case. the best thing about passing up on camera? >> i do not look pretty when i am asleep. >> you look like a member of the adams family. >> a the advice and keep squeezing is an effort to keep the brain from losing too much blood. >> you are supposed to be granting right? >> right. thanks for joining us on the kron4 morning news, dr. phil is next. >> thanks for joining us and we will see you tomorrow morning